MANY ACTORS LIVING FROM HAND TO MOUTH- BIMBO AKINTOLA

Tofarati Ige Because of the glitz and glamour that surround the movie industry, most people seem to think that actors have it all rosy. But talented actress, Bimbo Akintola, painted a different picture during an interview with Sunday Scoop. The Out of Bounds star noted that unless the industry becomes more structured, actors would continue to get the short end of the stick. She said, “Until actors start getting what is really due to them, such as royalties, the industry cannot be robust. In Nigeria, when you shoot a film, you only get…

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DEATH STRIKES IN NOLLYWOOD AGAIN AS TOP DIRECTOR DIES!

A Nollywood movie director and stunt specialist, Ifeanyi Onyeabor, is dead. The accomplished filmmaker died while filming in Jos, Plateau State, on Good Friday. SIC Entertainment Production Nigeria Limited, a company he ran alongside his partner, Steve James, confirmed his death in a statement on Friday. The company described him as ’’an over-achieving perfectionist who travelled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress.’’ The statement partly read, ’’When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and be able to…

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MEET NOLLYWOOD’S TOP TEN RITUALISTS

Following the other lists on Early Nollywood, this weekend, I’m compiling a list for the top ritualists in Nollywood. This list solely concerns some of the best Blood money partakers, Nollywood has ever seen, bear in mind, we aren’t just talking about people who did juju, but those who did juju with the aim of making money. So, the likes of Patience Ozokwor and Chiwetalu Agu, whose sole purpose of using jazz was to kill, maim and destroy, rather than elevate their own financial status, will not be included in…

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POLITICAL THRILLER, THE 4TH REPUBLIC SET TO HIT THE CINEMAS IN APRIL

Kate Henshaw on set of the 4th Republic ‘4th Republic’, an intriguing political thriller, featuring ace Nollywood stars, is set to hit Nigeria cinemas on April 19. The film, written by Emil B.Garuba and Zainab Omaki, is directed by award-winning director and writer Ishaya Bako, with Griot Studios Ltd and Amateur Heads Productions as co-producers. It features top Nollywood stars Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Manuel, Sani Muazu, Enyinna Nwigwe, Linda Ejiofor and Yakubu Mohammed, among others. The plot of ‘4th Republic’ tells the story of Mabel King (Kate Henshaw) as she…

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VETERAN ACTOR, SADIQ DABA IS SERIOUSLLY ILL

SADIQ DABA (Bitrus of cockcrow at dawn fame) is seriously sick from information reaching us. The veteran actor needs our prayers urgently This is coming few days after another famous actor in that series Uncle Gaga died too..Please let’s continue to pray for divine healing for him. More @ http://www.praizeblog.com/2017/09/sadiq-daba-bitrus-of-cockcrow-at-dawn.html?m=0

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I CANT QUIT ACTING FOR 30BIL – TOPE TEDELA

By Ikenna Obioha   Nollywood actor, Tope Tedela is fast becoming a household name with his acting skills.Debuting in 2006, his decade-long acting  has garnered him critical acclaim, with multiple industry awards like the AMVCA and AMAA to his credit. In this chat, the Ekiti State indigene and University of Lagos Mass Communication graduate talks about his current projects, work ethics and the state of Nollywood. Do you like your job as an actor? I love my work as an actor, but I have come to learn that loving it…

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HOW BUHARI’S ABSENCE AFFECTS NOLLYWOOD BY MOVIE DIRECTOR

How Buhari’s Absence is affecting Nollywood negatively-Nollywood Director Emmanuel Aja Samuel Nollywood film Editor/Director, Emmanuel Aja Samuel has decried the absence of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in the country and the negative impact it is having on the movie industry. The graduate of Computer Science from the National Open University of Nigeria who started filmmaking in  2004 as an actor before later veering into film editing and directing in 2006, in an interview opined that one of the ways Buhari’s absence is affecting Nollywood is through the area of grants…

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